Supergreen Breakfast Smoothie

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This high nutrient smoothie is a fantastic way to start the day!

  • Spinach is high in antioxidants and is an excellent source of magnesium and iron. this vegetable is also known for it’s anti-inflammatory benefits. Make sure you vary up your greens in this smoothie each week so that your body gets a variety of nutrients over the long term. Other nutritious greens include, chard, collards, dandelion, kale, beet greens and mustard greens.
  • Hemp seeds and avocado are a source of healthy fats that will help to keep you satiated throughout the morning.
  • Spirulina has a high protein and vitamin content and contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Studies have shown that spirulina reduces exercise induced oxidative stress, may reduce toxic load of heavy metals, and improves immune function.

Supergreen Breakfast Smoothie

This high nutrient smoothie is a fantastic way to start the day! 
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 cup roughly chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 green apple  cored and cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1/2 tsp spirulina
  • 1 cup filtered water

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Special Tips

  • If you are new to green smoothies and need some extra sweetness, add in another piece of fruit: apple, banana, pineapple, kiwi (something that won't change the beautiful green colour!).
  • If you would like to make this smoothie a complete breakfast, add in 1 Tbsp of coconut oil and 1 Tbsp nut or seed butter.
  • If you do not have a powerful blender, chop your vegetables into smaller pieces before blending.
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